RAF Air Cadets on Cambridge Gliding Club’s Flight Simulator

Ten No 1 Sector RAF Air cadets visited Cambridge Gliding Club at Gransden Lodge Airfield the last year on the Evening of 12th Sep. They took part in STEM activities around how lift works on an aircraft wing, looked at the gliders in the hangar, listened to instructors talk about civilian gliding and best of …

CGC and the Blustery Day

I turned up at the airfield on a day when flying did not seem likely. The forecast had not seemed promising the previous evening and the actual weather on the drive up to Gransden Lodge airfield seem to bear this out. I looked at the windsock at Duxford aerodrome as I drove past it in …

Motion Base Flight Simulator

At the weekend I attended a course along with 7 other Royal Air Force Air Cadets (RAFAC) staff & Young adults to become basic flight simulator instructors. We had 2 uniformed train the trainers officers deliver the training to the 5 staff members who were mostly private pilots with a variety of expereince levels from …

Track Maintenance

Though winds were far too strong for gliding, conditions for track maintenance were considered good. At last the gravel track has dried out and attention could be given to filling the more significant holes. Five members of the regular team off loaded four trailer loads of planings during the day. Another date will be found …